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Kazakh rider Iglinskiy suspended for doing


Associated Press

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) -- The International Cycling Union says Kazakh rider Maxim Iglinskiy has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for EPO. Iglinskiy's suspension comes three...full story
updated 2014-10-02 07:22 PM
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Kazakh rider Iglinskiy suspended for doing

Associated Press

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) -- The International Cycling Union says Kazakh rider Maxim Iglinskiy has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for EPO. Iglinskiy's suspension comes three....Fullstory

2014-10-02 07:22 PM

FIFA recognizes Nigerian federation elections

Associated Press

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- FIFA has recognized this week's Nigeria Football Federation elections and says it has sent a letter congratulating new president Amaju Pinnick. Pinnick....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:22 PM

Nishikori beats Young to advance at Japan Open

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori beat Donald Young of the United States 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the....Fullstory

2014-10-02 04:42 PM

Bahrain's Kirwa wins Asian Games women's marathon

Associated Press

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- Bahrain's Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has won the women's marathon at the Asian Games in a time of 2 hours 25.37....Fullstory

2014-10-02 04:01 PM

Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ GIANTS SHUT OUT PIRATES 8-0 San Francisco Giants shut out Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in wild-card game, advance to division....Fullstory

2014-10-02 03:42 PM

Hamilton looking for hat trick at Japanese GP
By JIM ARMSTRONG
Associated Press

SUZUKA, Japan (AP) -- Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to complete a hat trick of wins and extend his narrow Formula One championship lead over....Fullstory

2014-10-02 02:42 PM

Mexican Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Mexican Results Mexican Football Results MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Results from Mexican football: Liga MX ....Fullstory

2014-10-02 01:22 PM

Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance
By WILL GRAVES
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants displayed their greater playoffs knowhow in beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in Wednesday's National League wild-card game. Madison Bumgarner....Fullstory

2014-10-02 12:42 PM

Police: Phelps' eyes, speech affected at DUI stop
By JULIET LINDERMAN
Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a blood-alcohol test after he was stopped on a speeding violation, according to charging....Fullstory

2014-10-02 11:42 AM

Hyun-Jin Ryu of Dodgers throws simulated game

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hyun-Jin Ryu has pitched three innings of a simulated game on the mound at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers say Ryu used all....Fullstory

2014-10-02 09:22 AM

Roma visits Juventus in top-of-table Serie A clash
By ANDREW DAMPF
Associated Press

ROME (AP) -- The moods of Roma and Juventus couldn't be more different ahead of their top-of-the-table clash this weekend. Roma is euphoric following a hard-earned....Fullstory

2014-10-02 07:22 PM

Bach: IOC will not reopen 2022 Olympic bid race
By STEPHEN WILSON
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will not reopen the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Games after Oslo's withdrawal....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:01 PM

All Blacks change 2 for Springboks test

Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- New Zealand has made two changes in its forward pack for the final round of the Rugby Championship against South Africa. Prop Joe....Fullstory

2014-10-02 04:01 PM

CAS upholds Olaso's 5-year ban for match fixing

Associated Press

LAUSANNE (AP) -- The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Spanish player Guillermo Olaso's appeal against a five-year ban and fine for match fixing. The....Fullstory

2014-10-02 03:42 PM

V. Williams out of China Open with viral illness

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Venus Williams withdrew from the China Open with a viral illness on Thursday shortly before her third-round match against Petra Kvitova. The match....Fullstory

2014-10-02 02:42 PM

Postseason Baseball Glance
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

WILD CARD Tuesday, Sept. 30: Kansas City 9, Oakland 8, 12 innings Wednesday, Oct. 1: San Francisco 8, Pittsburgh 0 DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5) American League Baltimore vs. Detroit Thursday, Oct. 2:....Fullstory

2014-10-02 01:42 PM

Wallabies make 2 changes for Argentina test

Associated Press

MENDOZA, Argentina (AP) -- Former skipper James Horwill and backrower Scott Higginbotham have been recalled to Australia's starting lineup for the Rugby Championship test against....Fullstory

2014-10-02 01:22 PM

Cruelty charges dropped in case of Ashes pig

Associated Press

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -- Prosecutors have dropped animal cruelty charges against a man who smuggled a pig into the opening day of the Ashes cricket....Fullstory

2014-10-02 12:22 PM

Reports: Beale under investigation by Wallabies

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian media is reporting that Wallabies utility back Kurtley Beale is under investigation following a heated verbal exchange with an official during....Fullstory

2014-10-02 11:01 AM

Trips to mound limited in Arizona experiment

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Teams will be limited to three trips to the mound by managers, coaches and catchers during a game, except for pitching....Fullstory

2014-10-02 09:01 AM

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